The Department of Accounting provides students with a high-quality graduate and undergraduate accounting education, built on a comprehensive foundation in the liberal arts and sciences. Unlike other free accounting software programs that limit capabilities, Wave Accounting offers a comprehensive set of accounting features without the monthly price tag. A bachelor’s degree in accounting is required for this position, as is status as a certified public accountant (CPA). Our Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program is consistently ranked among the best programs in the nation and will equip you with the hard accounting skills needed to succeed as a CPA or in a senior financial position. Further, the division is influencing the future of the accounting profession through our top-rated PhD program.
To achieve these aims, this degree will support you in your personal and professional journey. An accounting model that is based on the economic theory that profit will be greater when the difference between total revenue and TOTAL COST is the greatest. The Top 200 QS World University Rankings by Subject for 2013 has placed Accounting highest among La Trobe Business School’s subjects, featuring within the 101-150 range. It can help you save time and take the headache out of accounting by automating tasks and integrating with more than 500 apps businesses already use. Tax ACCOUNTING method of reporting GAIN on the sale of an ASSET exchanged for a RECEIVABLE.
Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, or maintain solutions to business and financial problems. You’ll feel more confident with the process while getting maximum use out of your accounting software. Modules we offer currently include Advanced Financial Accounting and Corporate Finance. Graduates of the Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Finance) may also apply for membership with Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Three current or former faculty members are joint recipients of the AICPA Gold Medal and Accounting Hall of Fame designation.
In addition to the CPA certification, accountants may also want to get the Certified Management Accountant certification, which requires a bachelor’s degree, two years of work in management accounting and passing an exam. You’ll graduate with a professionally accredited major in accounting as well as knowledge and skills in corporate finance, international finance, risk management and investment and portfolio management. Assists the FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD (FASB) and provides guidance on early identification of emerging issues affecting financial reporting and problems in implementing authoritative pronouncements. However, accounting is not all number-oriented, and a good grounding in spoken and written English communication is essential.
Almost all states require CPA candidates to complete 150 semester hours of college coursework to be certified, which is 30 hours more than the usual 4-year bachelor’s degree. A job with a low stress level, good work-life balance and solid prospects to improve, get promoted and earn a higher salary would make many employees happy.